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Planet Calypso News: Results for the Calypso Explorer Contest

Discussion in 'Planet Calypso' started by EP-Newsbot, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. We are happy to announce the winners of the Calypso Explorer Contest!

    The quality of submissions was exceptionally high, so we decided to add some runners-up prizes, plus some extra prizes for the winners!

    Both the previously stated prizes and the additional prizes can be seen below.

    • 4th: Marie TheOne Omega
    • 5th: Max Hec Walker
    • 6th: Daniel Torrad gonzalez
    • 1st: Frontier Vehicle (L), Colonists Standard Issue Jumpsuit (Black) & Chikara InvestaFoe ES500
    • 2nd: Frontier Vehicle (L) & Chikara InvestaFoe ES500 & Colonists Standard Issue Jumpsuit (White)
    • 3rd: Frontier Vehicle (L) & Chikara InvestaFoe ES400
    • 1st: 3000 PED in Universal Ammo
    • 2nd: 2000 PED in Universal Ammo
    • 3rd: 1000 PED in Universal Ammo

    4th, 5th and 6th position will get: Chikara InvestaFoe ES400 and 250 PED in Universal Ammo

    Congratulations and thanks to all those who took the time to enter the contest!

    Please Note:
    The “Frontier Vehicle (L)” prizes in the Previously Stated Prizes section were originally placeholders. They now refer to the “Pitbull Trailblazer (C,L)” vehicle.

  2. lol
  3. Wistrel

    Wistrel Kick Ass Elf

    First one looks very handy!
  4. A rough 300$ for doing a gigantic map...that the community of 2004 did for free ?

    Weeks of "work"...bah...
  5. Wistrel

    Wistrel Kick Ass Elf

    The times they are a changin'. These things need updatin'. The community is too busy playing, or playing other games when they are not playing (because steam, mobile phones, mmo's being 'old' etc etc) rather than making maps. Besides, a community isn't an individual.

  6. Im sure you can imagine all the flying around and teleporting across the whole planet, doing notes and screenshots, photoshop, excel etc.

    For sure it is cheaper to hire a player "for free".

    In my opinion this "payment" would only be fair if AngelO2Mercer worked on this map since years anyway already and just took his change.
    Seeing that others tried as well, does indeed show MAs plan worked though.

    I meant, that it would have been cooler if MA released an official map.
    But they are so lazy...selling avatar statues...my...what have we come to.
    • Agree Agree x 1
  7. San


    And now he is burdened with keeping it updated (for free!), unless/until he hardens his heart and puts a stop to the requests. We already have Entropedia which is now working again and where people are happy to contribute. While its location section was down, a database was created on PCF to fill the gap. It was certainly meant well and a nice idea in principle by MA to create a contest, but this particular setup, even after the prize amends, is a stillbirth and was a waste of resources from the start.
    • Hussked Hussked x 1

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